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Christian de Boisredon: “Our goal is to give power back to the…

The founder of Sparknews, a social start-up that encourages the media to talk more about innovative solutions, tells us how much of an impact journalism can have.

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City CarShare to launch pilot electric bike share program

Members of Berkeley's non-profit car share service City CarShare can now go electric - either in the car or the bike they choose.

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7 Brilliant Ideas To Make Health Data More Useful

What if there were an easy way to connect with people in your neighborhood who had the same health problems as you? That's just one idea from the winners of the Knight Foundation's challenge for new tools…

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Fighting Violence Against Women

Two years ago, Danone Spain and the Danone Ecosystem Fund joined forces with the Ana Bella Foundation to offer help, training and job opportunities to survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.

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Danone is part of the Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance

Danone, along with seven other companies and in collaboration with WWF, is participating in the launch of a new initiative: the Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance. The aim is to gather knowledge on available…

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Danone-Backed Project Provides Water at Cost to Cambodia

"1001 Fontaines pour demain" funds the installation of treatment units that produce safe drinking water, which is then bottled and distributed to isolated populations in Cambodia. The project meets a pressing…

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The Climate Reality Project: how climate change impacts the things…

This week, Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project is launching a 24-hour global broadcast to raise awareness of the cost of carbon in our lives, and to call for an international market price to be set for…

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Social change by Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry is an American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic and farmer. He is frequently cited as an inspiring voice; his message: humans must learn to live in harmony with the…

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The 4th edition of the EVE Program furthers reflection on women…

Each year since 2010, the EVE program has brought together women and men from several companies to help them work on themselves, in order to increase their performance and become actors of change within…

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What is a “positive economy”?

French President François Hollande has recently received a report he had commissioned on positive economy; at the end of September, the 2nd edition of the LH Forum brought together those seeking to develop…

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